Croghan, Lewis County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Lewis County
Town of Croghan


Church Records


Archives, Libraries and Museums


American Maple Museum
P.O. Box 81
9756 Main Street
Croghan, New York 13327
Phone: 315-346-1107

Collection includes artifacts and photographs regarding the Maple Syrup Industry from the first Americans to the present.


Croghan Free Library
9794 State Route 812
Croghan, New York 13327
Phone: 315-346-6521

Collection includes Church records, newspaper clippings and some history of the Town of Croghan.


The Railway Historical Society of Northern New York
P.O. Box 317
Croghan, New York 13327
PHone: 315-346-1922 or 315-346-7944
Hours for the museum are by appointment only

Town Clerk

Croghan Town Clerk
P.O. Box 6
Croghan, New York 13327-0006
Phone: 315-346-1212, extension 21 or 315-771-0471
Hours: Weekdays (except Wednesdays) 12 noon to 5 pm
Also available by appointment.

Genealogical research of records shall be conducted by the town clerk and deputy town clerk only. Contact the office for further information.

Town Historian

Croghan Town Historian
9913 Second Road
Castorland, New York 13620
Phone: 315-346-6201

Collection includes newspaper clippings, obituaries from 1987 to present, istory books and photographs.

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Croghan, Lewis County, New York Genealogy check:

  • Gordon L. Remington, New York Towns, Villages, and Cities: A Guide to Genealogical Sources (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002). American Ancestors online edition; At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974.7 D27r. Alphabetical list including date founded, if a town history exists, church and cemetery sources, and if a Civil War register (TCR) exists. The codes used under Church and Cemetery are defined in the link above the listing of towns, cities and villages.

Vital Records